Inclusivity & Equity Certificate Requirements
Learner: Level 1 Requirements
The specifics of each level will be communicated yearly as participants move through the program. However, there is no time frame limit for earning a certificate. Participants will all begin in Level 1. A combined 20 hours of professional development, community service and/or self-study is required for a Level 1 certificate, including the following minimum requirements:
- One 4-hour Course: Promoting Inclusivity and Equity at UW-Green Bay. This four hour course is offered twice each semester, and once in the summer
- Community Service: 2 hours
- Additional 14 hours: Any combination of professional development, community service and/or self-study that reflects inclusivity and diversity.
How you combine the requirements above is up to you, but the minimum hours must be met, and each topic below must be covered.
The chart below lists required topics of training, self-study and/or community service and examples of ways to fulfill the requirements (examples are NOT all-inclusive):
|Race, ethnicity and/or national origin
|Gender, Sexual and Romantic Minorities (GRSM)
|Disabilities Including Mental Health
Other examples that relate to multiple topics:
- Human Mosaic activities
- Viewing video recordings of Inclusivity Professional Development Series sessions:
Any activities completed within two years of submitting rubric may be included within the rubric, can be used for the Inclusivity and Equity Certificate Program. **Please note that the documentation requirements listed below apply for activities previously completed. **
If you have questions about whether your activity would count toward the Inclusivity and Equity Certificate Program, please feel free to send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You'll provide a portfolio documenting your completion of the requirements. The Inclusivity and Equity Certificate level 1 rubric to organize your portfolio. It will describe participation in the professional development efforts covering each of the topics listed above.
For each activity addressing issues of diversity, you'll provide signatures, certificates or other proof of your participation in the activity. For any self-study or generalized inclusivity training, you'll write a summary of what you learned as well as a justification for the topic area(s) covered by those activities.
Beyond these requirements, you'll have a large degree of creative freedom in developing and presenting your portfolio. The employee should complete the rubric and submitted it to email@example.com.
Advocate: Level 2 Requirements
- Attend Level 2 training.
- Receive permission from Stacie Christian to move forward with Level 2 plan.
- Complete plan within a year and submit summary for approval of completion from Stacie Christian.
Need More Info?
Stacie Christian, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, helped initiate our Inclusivity Certificate. If you have any questions about certificate requirements, connect with her.